Labor's 'same job, same pay' pledge

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated November 24 2021 - 12:52am, first published November 21 2021 - 11:31pm
Equity pledge: Anthony Albanese said under a Labor government workers employed through labour hire companies will receive no less than workers employed directly.

Labor leader Anthony Albanese will introduce a private member's bill designed to ensure workers doing the same job at the same workplace get the same pay.


Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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